Bringing people from different backgrounds together to work in teams can help generate new ideas, but creating diversity across teams can unlock even greater innovation. Organisations in today’s era of hyper-competition are increasingly reliant on innovation to sustain a competitive advantage. This is particularly true for newly established start-ups, where ongoing innovation is fundamental to…

Organisational “master builders” are defined by their problem-solving acumen, not just their experience. A well-designed organisation produces a kind of alchemy, converting strategy into real-world   performance. With all the organisational elements in the right place, strategic goals can easily percolate through the company structure and translate into employee actions. The wrong organisational arrangements produce a…

Creating a sustainable future takes more than good intentions. Boards of directors have an obligation to help drive a strategic approach to corporate sustainability. While environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues are becoming mainstream for corporations and the wider public, much more has still to be achieved. It is fairly well accepted that promoting sustainable…